YouTube views at time of publishing article: 215,032,586. The video was originally published on 3 September 2013. Ylvis is not an overnight sensation in Norway. The comedy duo were already household names there as local variety hosts. However, the duo who are real life brothers, have gain international recognition and fame through the success of their music video “FOX” that was posted on Youtube in Septemver 2013. Withink 2 months, the “WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY” video page has received over 200 million views. It is the biggest viral video to emerge since 2012’s billion+ viewed Gangnam Style by PSY from Korea (YouTube Views now: 1,818,061,106.). Gangnam Style is still ahead in terms of views, but FOX is fast on it’s way.

WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY Music Video by Ylvis

The FOX song was originally meant as a joke as Ylvis had intentionally decided to make the stupidest video they could think, while they were being offered the usage of one of the most expensive video production teams in Norway.

Here’s an excerpt of the absurd lyrics:

Ducks say quack
and fish go blub
and the seal goes ow ow ow ow ow

But theres one sound
That no one knows
What does the fox say?

Ring-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding!
Gering-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding!
Gering-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding!
What the fox say?

WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY Music Video by Ylvis

WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY Music Video by Ylvis

WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY Music Video by Ylvis

WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY Music Video by Ylvis

WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY Music Video by Ylvis

WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY Music Video by Ylvis

WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY Music Video by Ylvis

WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY Music Video by Ylvis

WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY Music Video by Ylvis

WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY Music Video by Ylvis

WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY Music Video by Ylvis

WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY Music Video by Ylvis

Here are some other equally random and nonsensical videos from the brothers:

Ylvis – Someone Like Me
YouTube Views*: 11,030,117

Ylvis – Massachusetts
YouTube Views*: 4,805,027

*At time of publishing article

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